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Alpine Tunnel Trail

2.7 miles
Gorgeous scenery awaits those who hike the Alpine Tunnel Trail through the tall pine trees of Colorado's San Isabel National Forest. The trail has a gentle grade suitable even for children as it follows the former Denver, South Park and Pacific ...

Aspen Airport Business Center Trail

1.7 miles
The Aspen Airport Business Center Trail, commonly referred to as the AABC Trail or ABC Trail, is a paved pathway, paralleling Highway 82, that leads from a busy commercial center to Aspen's West End neighborhood. Although adjacent to a major ...

Aspen Mass Trail

0.7 miles
The Aspen Mass Trail connects two communities—Aspen and Snowmass Village—in the Roaring Fork Valley. Although not very long, the paved trail offers a key connection between two trails. At its northern end is the 42-mile Rio Grande Trail that ...

Brush Creek Trail (CO)

5.5 miles
The paved Brush Creek Trail begins at Highway 82 and winds along its namesake creek, paralleling Brush Creek Road, for nearly 6 miles to Snowmass Village. Note that there is little tree cover on the way to town. Once you reach Snowmass Village, ...

Cemetery Lane Trail

1.2 miles
The Cemetery Lane Trail begins at Stein Park, tucked against the Roaring Fork River, and continues south along its namesake roadway to Highway 82. Although adjacent to Cemetery Lane, the route is tree-lined through a pleasant residential area ...

Crystal Valley Trail

6.8 miles
If you're looking for spectacular scenery, you've hit the jackpot with the Crystal Valley Trail (also known as the Crystal River Trail). The paved pathway offers views of emerald green fields, blue snow-capped mountains and a roaring river. ...

Emma Trail

0.9 miles
The Emma Trail offers a pleasant, paved route in the outdoor mecca of Basalt. Just shy of a mile, the trail parallels Highway 82 offering a safe and convenient route for walkers, joggers, and bikers to get out for some exercise while enjoying ...

Glenwood Canyon Recreation Trail

14.4 miles
The Glenwood Canyon Recreation Trail follows the winding course of the Colorado River between Glenwood Springs and Dotsero. The paved trail is easy going and heavily used by outdoor recreationists of all pursuits. The trail is closed in winter ...

Lower Loop Trail at Crested Butte

3.5 miles
The Lower Loop Trail is a wonderful scenic trail along the Slate River with views of snowcapped mountains and wildflowers. It connects the town of Crested Butte to the Oh Be Joyful Recreation Area. The trail is fairly level and traverses several ...

Midland Bike Trail

8 miles
The Midland Bike Trail is popular with mountain bikers and a fairly steep climb at the start but levels out once you reach the railroad grade in about 1 mile. The trail runs between the Shields Gulch trailhead and the town of Buena Vista to ...

Mineral Belt Trail

11.6 miles
The Mineral Belt Trail does a loop through the historical mining town of Leadville. This paved, high-elevation (10,000+ feet) trail offers spectacular views of the Sawatch and Mosquito mountains, while it loops among conifer forests, aspen groves ...

Rio Grande Trail

42 miles
ADVISORY:To protect wintering wildlife, the Rio Grande Trail between Rock Bottom Ranch and Catherine Bridge closes seasonally from 5 pm on November 30 until 5 pm on April 30. A detour route is noted at the Hooks Lane and Catherine Bridge trailhead ...